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Malcolm III

  • Original Name Malcolm Ceann-Mor
  • Birth 1031
  • Death 13 Nov 1093 Alnwick, Northumberland Unitary Authority, Northumberland, England
  • Burial Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
  • Memorial ID 8421411

Scottish Monarch. The son of King Duncan I and Elflaed, he succeeded his father in 1058, and was crowned on April 25. He married Ingebiorg, widow of the Jarl of Orkney, in 1065. They had two sons and a daughter before her death in 1069. He then married Margaret of Scotland, daughter of Edward Atheling, in 1071. They had eight children, including future Scottish Kings Edgar, Alexander I, and David I. Much of Malcolm's reign was spent pursuing his claim to Northumbria. On his last raid on Northumbria in 1093, he and his son were killed in a treacherous ambush. During his reign, Scotland became more European and cosmopolitan in outlook, due in large part to the Hungarian-raised Queen Margaret. King Malcolm was succeeded by his son King Edgar.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kristen Conrad
  • Added: 20 Feb 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8421411
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Malcolm III (1031–13 Nov 1093), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8421411, citing Dunfermline Abbey, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .